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directline-api

Microsoft Botframework Direct Line API library

The Direct Line API is a simple REST API for connecting directly to a single bot. This API is intended for developers writing their own client applications, web chat controls, or mobile apps that will talk to their bot.

https://docs.botframework.com/en-us/restapi/directline/

Install

npm install directline-api

API

Check out test/test.js for samples.

var client = require('directline-api');
// get a token
client.getToken(secret);
 
// create a conversation
client.createConversation(token);
 
// post a message in a conversation
client.postMessage(token, conversationId, {
                text: 'YOUR_TEXT'
            });
 
// post a message with an userId, userId is your unique id for message sender.
client.ask(token, conversationId, {
                        text: 'YOUR_TEXT',
                        from: 'FROM_USERID'
                    });
 
// post a file in a conversation
client.postFileMessage(token, conversationId, formData);
 
// get messages in a conversation
client.getMessages(token, conversationId, [watermark]);
 
// generate a new conversation and token
client.generateConversationAndToken(secret);
 
// renew a token for a conversation
client.renewConversationToken(token, conversationId);
 
// request with a text and get response
// https://docs.botframework.com/en-us/restapi/directline/#!/Conversations/Conversations_PostMessage
client.ask(token, conversationId, body);
 

Run Test

npm install
touch test/conf.json # ADD secret as 'DIRECT_LINE_SECRET'
npm test